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Tarasenko notches three factors as Blues beat Oilers

ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko had a purpose and two assists because the St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Wednesday night time.

Brandon Saad, Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou additionally scored in St. Louis’ first sport since a 4-2 loss at Winnipeg on Dec. 19.

Leon Draisaitl and Evan Bouchard scored for Edmonton in its first sport since a 5-3 win at Seattle on Dec. 18.

Jordan Binnington made 26 saves in his second begin since being activated off the COVID-19 listing.

Mike Smith, taking part in for the primary time since struggling an undisclosed harm on Oct. 19, stopped 29 pictures for the Oilers.

Tarasenko gave the Blues a 3-2 lead on his thirteenth purpose of the season when he skated to the sting of the crease and pushed the puck previous Smith with 4:14 remaining within the second interval. Tarasenko has scored in 4 straight video games, compiling 5 targets and 4 assists throughout that span.

Saad added his twelfth of the season 16 seconds into the third on an influence play to make it 4-2.

Thomas scored his third purpose after a give-and-go with Tarasenko 4:03 into the primary interval.

Kyrou scored his tenth almost three minutes later.

Draisaitl reduce St. Louis’ result in 2-1 when he bought his twenty fourth of the season simply 32 seconds later.

Bouchard scored his sixth on a shot from exterior the faceoff circle that snuck previous Binnington to tie it 2-all with 8:11 remaining within the second.


Craig Berube earned his 2 hundredth win as an NHL coach, making him the seventh in league historical past to win 200 video games and play in no less than 1,000. Berube performed in 1,054 video games over 17 seasons.


Oilers D Dmitri Samorukov made his NHL debut. The 22-year-old was a third-round decide by the Oilers within the 2017 draft.


Blues LW Pavel Buchnevich was scratched with a non-COVID-19 sickness. St. Louis dressed 11 forwards and 7 defensemen.


Oilers: On the New Jersey Devils on Friday.

Blues: On the Minnesota Wild on Saturday to compete within the Winter Basic at Goal Subject.



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